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    March 20, 2013
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you wanna dance? well, aren't we goin' out? it can wait. i like the sweater story. well, it is the beginning of our fairy-tale life together. that's a good sweater. yeah. it got me a husband, and it was incredibly warm. we gotta get another one of those. where did you get it? um... oh. oh, my god, chad, it's beautiful. i love you, cheryl. you know, i'll never get tired of hearing that.
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to deposit checks from anywhere. [ wind howling ] easier than actually going to the bank. mobile check deposit. easier banking. standard at citibank. after one of the driest winters on record, the rain is back. this is at&t park where a steady rain fell on the world because ball classic. >> and looking out live now at emeryville, we are seeing a lull as we head into the final hours of winter.
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spring is almost here. good evening. i'm dan ashley. >> i'm carolyn johnson. let's get to meteorologist sandhya patel and live doppler 7hd. sandhya? >> dan and carolyn, not as much happening, but i want to show you where it is raining on live doppler 7hd. we have our own radar along with the national weather service radar in the santa cruz mountains. the two keeping you ahead of the storm here. and as you notice we do have a few light returns around ukiah and highway 101 as we take you into the east bay here, antioch, brentwood and livermore is getting some light rainfall out toward the altimont. it is getting wet right now. we are not completely through with the showers yet. as you look here between the sunset district area, we are seeing some very light returns. so this is how much has fallen so far. under a 10th of an inch in santa rosa. mountain view, .17. oakland, san jose, .09 of an
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inch and about .07 is in concord. i will let you know if you are going to need the rain gear for the start of spring which is by the way tomorrow morning at 4:02. carolyn? >> thank you. a san jose police officer who killed a man also shot a suspected it murderer in november. police say officer bruce shot a man after officers confrontedded him in a stolen car last night. they say the driver tried to run down the officer so he opened fire. sky 7hd shows where it happened. last november officer bath -- bartholemew shot a man after a shootout that injured another officer. it is make or break time for the city of santa clara. the city council vote owed whether to move forward with the attempt to host the superbowl 2016 or 2017. it would be exciting and expensive. lisa amin gulezian is live to explain what happened.
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lisa? >> the city council voted to move forward with its bid for the super bowl. >> santa clara is going all out to woo the nfl in the bid for the super bowl. the new stadium will open in 2014 and 2016 the city leaders want the super bowl to be played here. >> it is a great deal for santa clara. >> tonight the council agreed to waive a 9.5% hotel tax on the 350 rooms the staff will occupy. it will also waive a 10% ticket surcharge and a 35 cent ticket fee funding senior and youth programs and a $4.54 parking fee will be waived. >> by having fees waived it makes us more attractive. even though we have all of this to offer it is the first time we are doing this. we want to make sure we are competitive. >> santa clara is going up to host super bowl 50. miami has already hosted 10
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super bowls. but sources say they can't afford to waive the hotel tax. hotel managers meantime say temporarily waiving the tax won't affect their bottom line. >> the exposure we will get here during the super bowl event will more than make up for anything that is lost. >> by exempting the rooms left to nfl employees and nfl workers they would be exempt to the tax on those rooms and that money would not be paid. >> reporter: some worry about what santa clara is is conceding in order to win this bid. but the majority of those here tonight couldn't be happier with the possibility of hosting a super bowl. >> i support the super bowl in santa clara because we know the best is in the >> reporter: and reps will take the city's bid and pitch it in person to the nfl may
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21st. live in santa clara, lisa amin gulezian, abc7 news. >> lisa, thank you. sky 7hd gives you a bird's eye view of construction on the stadium. thisy are also working on the largest wi-fi network of any stadium in the country. two facebook veterans are constructing a network capable of simultaneously signing the stadium capacity. a pedestrian was killed by a train tonight in san jose. a cal trans spokesperson says the person was near a pedestrian crossing south of the station around 4:00 late this afternoon. there was only one passenger on board the train at the time. this was the fourth person killed by a train on the cal train corridor so far this year. no leniency from the judge in the biggest fraud case in san francisco history. tonight we have developments that you will see only on abc7 news. jay shaw received 20 years in
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prison and a 14 million dollar fine. winston lum got 13 years and a $4.5 million fine. they were convicted of forging deeds to luxury condos at one rincon hill seen here from sky 7hd. that's the big tower at the foot of the bay bridge. then they took out millions of dollars in loans against those condos. >> new at 11:00, the mystery of items disappearing from the storage units in cam del -- in campbell is apparently solved. they captured the man who committed more than 30 burglaries. here you can see some of that stolen loot. officers say they found them in a storage space represented by felipe rubio and he now faces charges. and a judge asked two psychiatrists to comam minute the -- to examine the man accused of stealing a yacht. he is accused of stealing the $2 million yacht two weeks ago and then running it a ground on a beach in pacifica. if the doctors agree he isn't
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well enough to defend himself, he could end up in a state mental hospital. a grassroots effort to save the san francisco tradition of carnival kicked into high gear tonight. community groups in the mission district held an emergency meeting to save the parade and festival that will celebrate its 35th year. the nonprofit says it cannot longer hold the two-day event. the groups mobilized in an effort to get 500 volunteers together. they are also asking done -- donors to contribute $170,000. >> especially businesses in the san francisco bay area to step up and help support carnival and save it and become a sponsor for the event. >> you don't can sell christmas and you don't can sell carnival. >> at this point enough money has been raised to hold at least the carnival parade on may 26th. only on abc news, repair work on a damaged tower is expected to be completed by thursday. this video by californian gin
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nearing contractors' incorporated shows workers putting on the last large radius panel. they were on track to install three more panels. sky 7hd shows the damage from january when an oil tanker sideswiped the base of the bridge in the fog. tonight hundreds of people gathered near the nevada military base where seven marines were killed in a more tar explosion. -- mortar explosion. the pentagon is moving to prevent another tragedy. john alston is in the newsroom with what happened. and john the fallout? >> as the day progressed the pentagon put a stop to all military use of 60 millimeter mortars until an investigation determines they are safe. the moratorium looks at the batch used at the hawthorne depot where a mortar exploded yesterday killing seven marines and injuring seven others.
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hawthorne, nevada is a military town, and with so many marines killed and injured at once, the vigil is a community affair. >> because of men and women like these dedicated young marines, we live in a land of freedom, peace and justice. may our ceremonies deepen reverence from these comrades. >> they were from camp lejeune. they were at the army depot in the nevada desert training for warfare when a 60 millimeter mortar exploded in a launching tube. >> every loss of life is heartbreaking. whether that occurs in afghanistan, hawthorne, nevada, north carolina or anywhere else. >> this shows how troops launch mortars, although this is not video from the army base. miss fires can be stuck in the tube. the cause of monday night's explosion is unknown.
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>> accidents like these are very rare. that said, anytime you are handling live ordinance, the things you would actually go to war with, there is an inherent risk and an inherent danger that something could go wrong. >> and in hawthorne where a military weapon museum sits in the center of town, residents are in mourning. >> i feel for those people, the mothers, brothers, sisters, fathers, tough way to go. >> six of the wounded marines are still in a reno hospital tonight. three are in serious condition. the other three are listed as fair. one injured marine was released. their names have not been released. live in the newsroom, john alston, abc news. >> thank you very much. a fourth grader's impassioned plea for help. a group of kids go on a march for fellow students. why a fourth grade friend is kept from returning to class. >> and the school that outlawed hugs and baked cookies. what drove parents and administrators to make this kind of drastic move.
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>> and meteorologist sandhya patel is tracking the storm for us with live doppler 7hd. we'll let you know where the rain is falling right now. >> that's all coming up and then late other "jimmyjimmy kimmle live." >> thanks. vanessa hugens and girard butler is here. i consider you to be a [ male announcer ] pillsbury grands biscuits. delicious. but say i press a few out flat... add some beef sloppy joe sauce... and cheese fold it all up and boom! i just made an unbeatable unsloppy joe pillsbury grands biscuits. let the making begin. with totino's pizza rolls. and now when you buy one 40-count bag, instantly get a free bottle of sun drop or sunkist soda. it's on. let's roll.
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grader at berkeley is getting much needed help from fellow students. friends who are learning a available physics lesson in the process. they are lobbying the city council, congress and even the president to help bring rod rigo guzman back home. alan wang is in berkeley where rod rigo went to -- where rodrigo wept to school before being deported. >> we were talking about the law and it is to the fair. >> this fourth grade class at jefferson elementary is learning a very personal lesson on immigration law. >> we thought the law was supposed to protect us and help us go to school, but look
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what happened to rodrigo. please help us bring him back. >> they lobbied the city council to pass a resolution to send to congress in support of bringing home their classmate, 10-year-old rodrigo. their visas expired while visiting family in mexico. on january 10th, the u.s. customs officers denied their re-entry and sent them back to mexico with a five-year wait to reapply for new visas. >> what about rodrigo? who is fighting for rodrigo? we need to fight for rodrigo's rights. >> in the first berkeley council skype session, rodrigo joined his classmates. >> thank you, everyone, for what you are doing to try and get me home. >> the students wrote letters to their congressional representatives and the president asking for a waiver called humanitarian parole. >> we are just fourth grade
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kids, but you are doing a big thing. thank you. >> the resolution passed, but the fourth graders aren't stoping here. tomorrow they will be on a national news show followed by a lineup of local radio talk shows throughout the week. reporting in berkeley, alan wang, abc7 news. also new at 11:00, tv star steven colbert's sister is one step closer to be a law i can maker. she won the democratic primary for a house seat in south carolina. it is thought clear which republican colbert-bush will face in the may election. however, tomorrower governor mark sanford leads a pack of contenders which will be wide bell -- widdled down in a runoff in a few weeks. a new study suggests more than 180,000 people are killed every year because of sugary drinks. researchers from harvard used data from health surveys across the the globe, and they say sugary drinks linked to thousands of deaths from heart disease, diabetes and cancer.
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they say they made leaps to connect the ailments to the beverages. new at 11:00, hugs and cookies are no longer allowed at some public schools in maryland. in an effort to increase student safety, parents and volunteers are banned from hugging or touching children who are not their own. and all homemade treats are banned from classes in response to concerns about food allergies. also off limits, handing out birthday invitations at school. the new rules cover 8,000 students in 17 elementary schools. wow. we are still seeing showers tonight and more rain is on the way. >> meteorologist sandhya patel is tracking it all for you on live doppler 7hd. >> dan and carolyn, we are not done yet. as you look at live doppler 7hd you will see what it looks like right now. we are still seeing showers developing right around ukiah. a steady, light rain around a highway 101. we are also watching some showers in the east bay. especially around around livermore. patterson pass road, and you will see some light rainfall
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around pleasanton and dublin boulevard and this is really going to continue. through tonight and tomorrow we will see assisted yes, sir rain developing. from the high definition sutro camera, we are looking to the bay bridge and the temperature is 51 degrees in san francisco. san jose is 53. 52 in oakland. here is a view from our south beach camera. you can see the bay bridge here. we have had some slick streets and tomorrow morning's commute will feature some slick roadways. give yourself some extra time. it is 50 degrees in hayward. here is a look at what is coming. a few showers and periods of rain for the first day of spring and a windy pattern for thursday and friday. spring oftentimes is windy, so this is not out of the ordinary. here is a cold front. now out ahead of the cold front we have been seeing all of this moisture. we have been getting some rain. scattered showers will continue overnight, but we will have to wait for the cold front to bring in widespread
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and steady rainfall. 11:00 p.m. tonight, a few showers like i said, and then as we head into the start of the morning rush hour, the rain is mainly north of the golden gate. you will see it primarily in the north bay as the cold front starts to slide south around 11:00 a.m. more widespread rain and the cold front is not going to hold together. it is going to be light to moderate rain and the front will wash out. it left a few showers for the afternoon, and it is all done by the evening. the rainfall totals right on through thursday morning look like this up to an inch in the north bay mountains. .20 to .40. in the south bay you are looking at .05 to .15 of an inch of rain. it tapers as you head toward the south. first thing in the morning, upper 40s to mid50s. make sure you have your umbrellas. it will be comfortable temperature wise, but you will need the rain gear for the start of spring. like i said, spring starts at 4:02 tomorrow morning. tomorrow afternoon it is going
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to be cooler, but scattered showers will be around. 58 in santa rosa and 56 for clear lake and half moon bay. san francisco 59 degrees. head out toward the east bay and 62 in oakland. 61 in antioch. you will see sunny breaks as well. 63 livermore and 63 palo alto. here is a look at my accu-weather seven-day forecast. you will see the spring showers for your wednesday. it is going to be windy as we head into thursday and friday. upper 60s to low 70s. mid50s coast side. mild pattern for the weekend. inland areas in the low 70s. coastal areas midto upper 50s. the next possibility of rain coming in on tuesday. i looked at the latest computer models and it doesn't look impressive. >> thanks very much, sandhya. spring is upon us and so is march madness. >> larry beil is here. pretty soon you will be out of your mind with basketball. >> i'm out of my mind with or without the tournament. that is irrelevant. the ncaa started for saint mary's. the games are forced -- the gails are forced to prove they
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committee doubted whether saint mary's deserved to be in the tournament. the gails are forced to a first four playing game against middle tennessee state in dayton. they live and die with their senior. he made sure they would live another day. the steal and the finish right here. he had hit only one of his last 18 three's coming into the game, but five of seven from deep and less than seven minutes left. gails in charge. they spread the floor and puts it away. he had 18. 67-54 is the final in dayton. the gails advance and they will meet memphis on thursday in auburn hills, michigan. >> i didn't know. somebody told me i was one for 18 on the last three. that didn't even enter my head. i always have confidence the next one is going down. >> stanford hosting steven f
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austin in the first round of the nit. powell with authority. 12 points and 15 rebounds flying high. thousand stanford up one and final seconds and haymond is a lumber jack and he is not okay. 58-57 was the final and stanford moves on in the nit to meat alabama. you had to be a die hard tonight to sit through the rain for the finals of the world baseball classic at at&t park. the fans were into it watching puerto rico and the dominican republic. i love that outfit. do they have one in my size? encarnacion over the head of the center fielder angel pagan in center. it is heated in the fifth. he strikes out pagan to get out of a jam and celebrates to the dismay of pagan. in the 9th, fernando rodney strikes out fig go figueroa to end it. the dominican republic
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becoming the first team in wbc history to go unbeaten and even if defeat pagan loved the experience. >> it is one country right now, puerto rico. watching us try to win, we play with the heart. we lost against the best. i tip my hat to the dominicans who played great. >> pagan, a very classy guy. the 49ers found their new kicker, phil dawson. he is coming off a pro bowl season in which he converted on 29 of 31 field goal attempts. dawson replaces akers who really struggled throughout the 2012 season. and the future of sports television has arrived. the splash tonight on abc. the hall of famer kareem abdul jaw -- jabar with a back flip. anderson, i have your splash right here, brother. luis did not make the cut. somehow miss america,
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katherine webb did advance. excellent judging. abc7 sports brought to you by river rock casino. >> kareem advanced? >> yes. he was 7 feet tall. >> thanks, larry. >> up next, abc7 meteorologist sandhya patel is next with a check on live